gets underway on new community garden in Burnham-On-Sea
project to create a new community garden in Burnham-On-Sea that
aims to encourage youngsters to grow healthy food has got underway
disused area of land at the rear of the Burnham Area Youth Centre
in Cassis Close is being transformed into the new facilities.
Saturday (April 6th), volunteers from Burnham Police, the BAY
Centre, BARB and Burnham Dreamscheme joined forces to start work
on building the garden, as pictured here.
project is being overseen by Burnham Dreamscheme with financial
support from Burnham and Highbridge Town Council and Somerset
Alexander, Burnham Dreamscheme leader, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We are very grateful to all those who helped us on Saturday
as the first stage of the landscaping work got underway."
added: "The formal ornamental garden at the BAY Centre has
suffered from vandalism and neglect in recent years and is therefore
being put to good use, allowing the young members of Burnham Dreamscheme
- and other users - to plant and grow vegetables which we hope
who wants to get involved in the project or become a leader at
Burnham Dreamscheme can contact John on 07961 049868.
The volunteers at Saturday's building session included Roger Tolley,
John Alexander, Jonathan Smith, Sunny Dhillon and Dave Ilsley